Khodorkovsky on private visit to Israel: Spokesman

Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was freed by Moscow last month after a decade in jail, has travelled from Switzerland to Israel on a private visit, his spokesman said Friday.

AFP| Last Updated: Jan 10, 2014, 18:33 PM IST

Geneva: Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was freed by Moscow last month after a decade in jail, has travelled from Switzerland to Israel on a private visit, his spokesman said Friday.

Khodorkovsky, who left Germany to join his family in Switzerland on Sunday, "is on a short private visit" in Israel, his spokesman David Krikler said, confirming news reports.